Plastering Sunderland

Sunderland Plasterers: If you have some plastering that needs doing in your home in Sunderland, you will be looking for a qualified and professional plasterer to do a good job on your behalf. It doesn't matter if it is just a small area, a whole room or your entire property, it is crucial that you get a good tradesman. It is not advisable to attempt plastering yourself, since it is a craft that takes many years to master.

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Most home improvement projects will need some plastering work to be done, even small jobs. It could be plaster skimming a dry lined partition, rendering a brick wall, installing cornices or coving before decorating or plaster repair before tiling. The truth is, it could be any one of a large number of plastering related chores.

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Ask to see some photos of previously completed work when evaluating prospective Sunderland plasterers, anybody that knows their stuff will be glad to do this and have nothing to hide. This isn't the kind of work you want to be giving to "cowboys". Significant problems can result from shoddy plastering, as you will soon realise.

The defects will soon show up on the newly plastered wall as soon as a coat of paint has gone onto it. Defective surfaces become even more highlighted in bright daylight. It should always be possible to find decent plasterers in Sunderland, so why pick a bad one?

The key attribute of plastered surfaces is that they be flat and smooth, forming a level base for other materials to be applied to them. An unevenly plastered surface could cause major issues with any area of tiling (bathrooms or kitchens), the painting of the surfaces, the fitting of kitchen units and the accurate fitting of architraves.

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The aim of the finest Sunderland plasterers is to get a perfect, polished finish directly from the trowel, and you should expect nothing less. Walls and ceilings that have been plastered by a professional, should never need sanding down. If excessive sanding is taking place, the plastering wasn't done properly in the first place. If you hear the buzz of electric sanding machines, you need to do a thorough quality check.

Sunderland Plastering and Coving

In recent times, a common reason to call in a plasterer is to cover an old artexed ceiling. During the 1970's and 80's, artex was the "in" finish for ceilings in Sunderland, at present that is not so much the case. Most plasterers in Sunderland will gladly plaster over that dated artex ceiling, to make it look more sleek and modern. On the other hand, many plasterers will also apply artex to your ceiling if you are wanting to bring back that 1970's style.

Rendering Sunderland: Rendering is similar in technique to plastering, and is the process whereby a mix of sand, lime, cement and water is applied to exterior (and sometimes interior) walls to obtain a smooth or textured surface. Rendering is very popular across Europe and is especially prevalent in the Mediterranean region. A rendered finish has some fire resistant properties and is water resistant, though it is mostly used for aesthetic purposes. While it is acceptable to paint a rendered wall, a much better solution is to mix colour into the render itself, giving a more durable, long lasting finish. (Tags: Rendering Sunderland, Renderers Sunderland)

Screeding in Sunderland

Screeding Sunderland: Some plasterers in Sunderland also provide a floor screeding service, whereby a new level floor surface is created using a cement mix. Screeding is usually put on top of a concrete sub-floor to be used as a finished hardwearing floor surface, to be covered with an appropriate floor finish (such as floor boards, carpet, vinyl or tiles) or to encase underfloor heating pipes. An effectively laid screed can considerably increase the life of the whole floor and ensure its finish, durability and quality. Hand mixing screed is only acceptable for smaller areas, otherwise a screed pump should be employed to quickly produce a smooth, even blend of sand and cement and to transport (pump) this fine mix directly to its required location, avoiding the use of paraphernalia like wheelbarrows and such.

Sunderland plastering specialists can normally help you with screeding driveways, ceiling replacements, artex patching, coving and cornices, interior rendering and screeding, lime rendering, tyrolean rendering, ceiling crack repairs, skimming over drywall, rapid setting screeds, skimming plasterwork, monocouche rendering, drywall plastering and skimming, repairing holes in walls and ceilings and other plastering work in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.

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